A 48-year-old member asked:
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i am to take zoloft (sertraline) and i wonder what the side effects are?

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Dr. Joan Kinlan
51 years experience Psychiatry
Nause and headache: There are several side effects that occur early in treatment as above and sometimes nervousness, insomnia, drowsiness, dry mouth and sweating and diarrhea which is usually rare. Some people also have sexual side effects as a decrease in libido.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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